Music Room Episodes

2011, TV Show

Music Room episodes

Dame Evelyn Glennie - Percussion

Percussionist Evelyn Glennie discusses her career and performs on marimbas, snare drum, woodblocks and waterphones. read more

Natalie Clein - Cello

Cellist Natalie Clein performs and discusses her career. read more

Emma Johnson - Clarinet

Clarinetist Emma Johnson performs and discusses her career. read more

Leif Ove Andsnes - Piano

Pianist Leif Ove Andsnes discusses how nationality is relevant to music. Also: He performs works by Grieg, as well as Schumann's "Kinderszenen" and Chopin's Ballade No. 1. read more

Alison Balsom - Trumpet

Trumpet player Alison Balsom discusses her career and her influences, including Dizzy Gillespie, and performs works by Debussy, Enesco and Japanese composer Toru Takemitsu. read more

Nicola Benedetti - Violin

Violinist Nicola Benedetti performs works by Faure, Prokofiev and Ravel. read more

Lang Lang - Piano

Pianist Lang Lang discusses his influences and the challenges of adapting to Western music. He also performs works by Beethoven, Chopin and Prokofiev. read more

Julian Lloyd Webber - Cello Season 1, Episode 1

Cellist Julian Lloyd Webber recalls his musical upbringing; the discovery of the compositions of his father, William Lloyd Webber; and the influence of Mstislav Rostropovich in the premiere of this series featuring interviews with classical musicians. Included: performances of works by Bach, Britten, Fauré and William Lloyd Webber. read more

Music Room Episode: "Dame Evelyn Glennie - Percussion"

Episode Synopsis: Percussionist Evelyn Glennie discusses her career and performs on marimbas, snare drum, woodblocks and waterphones.
Original Air Date: Oct 27, 2011

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Premise: Classical musicians talk about their careers and artists who've influenced them.

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